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Employment Practice Liability Insurance

LBProtect-ED

It’s a fact of commercial life that claims and investigations are becoming increasingly common, and even winning a legal case can carry a very high price – in terms of costs. This applies as much in the education sector as elsewhere.

In association with AXA, we offer LBProtect-Ed: a management liability policy which is specifically adapted for the education sector. It offers comprehensive cover at a reasonable price – with no excess where our education legal advice is followed in relation to the matter giving rise to a claim. Click here for details of LBAdvise-Ed service. Importantly, there is no ‘prospect of success’ clause in the policy – so even if our advice is not obtained or followed, the policy can still pay out.

What Is Covered?

  • Costs, awards and settlements relating to employment tribunal claims
  • Professional indemnity
  • Costs, awards and settlements for any claim or regulatory action brought against any past, present or future governors, officers or employees
  • Representation for any governor, officer or employee at an official investigation
  • Claims against trustees, governors, officers or employees caused by the operation or administration of any employee benefit scheme or trust fund
  • Crime - loss due to employee dishonesty, third party funds fraud, robbery, safe burglary, forgery, securities fraud, corporate card fraud, cheque forgery, counterfeit currency and criminal damage
  • Claims caused by any cyber liability
  • Costs incurred in contacting third parties where legally required to following a breach of data protection law
  • Crisis public relations costs following sustained negative social media
  • Costs in connection with pursuing or defending contract disputes or debt claims
  • Costs in defending infringement of copyright claims
  • Loss of paper or electronic documents

Cover is subject to indemnity limits and otherwise the full terms, conditions and exclusions of the policy wording, a copy of which is available on request.

For some examples of claims affecting educational establishments that LBProtect-Ed would provide cover against click here.

Testimonials

Very polite, easy to talk to and were always there when I needed answers.

- Mr M Wood, Hereford

Quality of care and sensitivity.

- Mrs C Shuker, Shrewsbury

Efficient and hassle free, thanks so much.

- Mrs J Moller, Oswestry

Direct line to acting solicitor.

- Mr H Williamson, Llansantffrraid

Everyone was kind and understanding, she was brilliant - explained every part of the procedure. Totally recommend Lanyon Bowdler's services.

- Mrs A Harris, Ludlow

Quotes

Going beyond the responsibility expected to ensure the satisfaction of the client.

- Mr Shaw, Hereford

Prompt response, clear advice.

- Dr A Geeson & Dr N Geeson, Hereford

The people we dealt with from the start. Email contact was good and any visits to the Hereford office was productive, easy and a pleasure.

- Mr J Campbell & Mrs M Campbell, Ledbury

The team were easy to talk to and explained everything clearly

- Mr Price, Hereford

Excellent representation in court

- Mr Gibson, Telford

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